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Originally recorded in 1969 during the 'Moondance' sessions, this song wasn't officially released by Van Morrison until it found its way onto the 1990 greatest hits album 'The best of Van Morrison'.

A longer version, recorded in 1972, subsequently appeared on 1998's 'The Philosopher's Stone' double album of (mostly) previously unreleased material.

However the song first saw the light of day as part of the soundtrack to Martin Scorsese's 1982 movie 'The King of Comedy'. The title of John McCarthy… read more


How can you stand the silence
That pervades when we all cry?
How can you watch the violence
That erupts before your eyes?
How can you tell us…

Van Morrison - Wonderful Remark Lyrics


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